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Jan Ewing

Jan Ewing

Jan’s latest projects are the ESRC IAA funded ‘Healthy Relationships Knowledge Exchange Fellowship’ and The Wellcome Centre funded ‘HeaRT Project’. She is a member of the Family Solutions Group which is working to realise more holistic out-of-court support for parents and their children. Her research themes within the network mainly focus on children’s voices, family justice and relationships.



Ewing J  (2021). “What About Me?” – Do we have the ‘right’ approach to support for children when parents separate?. Family Law 1287-1292.

Blake S, Janssens A, Ewing J and Barlow A (2021). Reflections on Joint and Individual Interviews with Couples: A Multi-Level Interview Mode. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 20: 1-11.


Barlow A, Ewing J (2020). An Evaluation of 'Mediation in Mind' - Final Report. Department of Work and Pensions. Exeter, University of Exeter. 

Ewing J, Barlow A, Janssens A and Blake S (2020). Working out relationships: research, education and the quest for lasting love. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 32(4): 331-354.


Janssens A, Blake S, Allwood M, Ewing J, Barlow A (2019). Identifying Education Programmes for Relationship Skills among 11 to 18 year-olds: a Systematic Review. Journal of Sex Education, 20(5): 494-516. 


Barlow A, Ewing J, Janssens A, Blake S (2018). The Shackleton Relationships Project - Report and Key Findings. Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia,  Exeter, University of Exeter.  


Barlow A, Ewing J, Hunter R, Smithson J (2017). Creating Paths to Family Justice: Briefing Paper and Report on Key findings. Exeter, University of Exeter. 

Barlow A, Hunter R, Smithson J, Ewing J (2017). Access to What? LASPO and Mediation. In Flynn A and Hodgson J (Eds.) Access to Justice and Legal Aid Comparative Perspectives on Unmet Legal Need. Oxford: Hart Publishing Limited, 239-253.  

Barlow A, Hunter R, Smithson J, Ewing J (2017). Mapping Paths to Family Justice: Resolving Family Disputes in Neoliberal Times. London, England, Palgrave Macmillan.

Smithson J, Barlow A, Hunter R and Ewing J (2017). The Moral Order in Family Mediation: Negotiating Competing Values. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 35: 173-196.


Ewing J, Hunter R, Barlow A, Smithson J (2015). Children's voices: Centre-stage or side-lined in out-of-court dispute resolution in England and Wales? Child and Family Law Quarterly, 27(1): 43-61.

Hunter R, Barlow A, Smithson J, Ewing J (2015). Paths to Justice in Divorce Cases in England and Wales. In Maclean M, Eekelaar J, Bastard B (Eds.) Delivering Family Justice in the 21st Century. Oxford: Hart Publishing Ltd, 145-162.

Smithson J, Barlow A, Hunter R, Ewing J (2015). The “child’s best interests” as an argumentative resource in family mediation sessions. Discourse Studies: an interdisciplinary journal for the study of text and talk, 17(4): 1-15.